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School News | Friday 7th December 2018

School uniform

If you are buying new school shoes for your child, please remember that trainer-style shoes with sports logos eg Nike, Adidas etc, are not allowed.  Thank you.

End of term

Please be reminded that school closes for the Christmas break on Friday 21st December at 1.30pm.

Our Spring Term begins on Tuesday 8th January.

PTFA Christmas Fayre

Thank you very much to everyone who joined us last Sunday for our Christmas Fayre.

A huge thank you too to our PTFA members for all their hard work in planning and preparing the event and making it such a success – we raised £740.00!!

Advent Posada

Thank you to everyone who has hosted the Holy Family for us so far in our Advent Posada.

We are enjoying reading the journal entries you have written, helping us all to share the Christmas story.

Pantomime 2018

On Wednesday 12th December we will visit King George’s Hall Blackburn for our annual pantomime trip.

Please make sure that your child is at school promptly at 8.45am so that we can leave as soon as possible.

Full school uniform should be worn by all.  We will return to school at around 1pm and have a picnic lunch.  If your child has school lunches, this will be provided by our kitchen.

Diary dates for this term

Pantomime & picnic lunch: Wednesday 12th December, 10am

KS1 Nativity: Tuesday 18th December, 10am and 1.30pm

KS2 Concert: Wednesday 19th December, 9.15am & 10.30am

Parish & Community Tea Party: Wednesday 19th December

Blessing of the Crib: Thursday 20th December 9.30am

Class Parties: Thursday 20th December pm

End of term: Friday 21st December 1.30pm

Spring Term begins: Tuesday 8th January 2019 at 8.45am


Please call in to speak to your child’s class teacher next Monday 10th, 3-4pm.

Appointments are not necessary, please just call in.

Assessment week

Results from assessments carried out this week will be shared with you at the start of the new term.

Mobile phones

Please be reminded that pupils are not allowed to bring mobile phones into school.

This is part of our safeguarding procedures at St John’s.

Dinner money

If your child has school lunches, please make sure that money is paid to the school office on Mondays.

Primary places Sept 2019

Applications for 2019 are still open, visit www.lancashire.gov.uk/schools.

Contact Mrs Mayor if you would like any support in applying.

Weekly Winners

Class Winners:

C1 – Niamh Holder
C2 – Blossom Smith-Jenneys
C3 – Lucas Horgan
C4 – Freya Gillespie
C5 – Ethan Cavanagh
C6 – Maisie Beech
C7 – Harry Sims
C8 – Emily Whittle
C9 – Aicez Domingo

Writers of the Week:

C1 – Isabella Allen
C2 – Lexi Dickson
C3 – Conner Davies
C4 – Stevie-Louise Brown
C5 – Conor Dickinson
C6 – Kaitlyn Halstead
C7 – Erin Lampitco
C8 – Kailen Mclean
C9 – Sameer Amin

Headteacher Card – Olivia Durkin

Healthy Eater of the Week – Abbie Taylor

Golden Boot Award – Classes 1 & 6

Best Attendance – Class 4

House of the Week – St Andrew